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By Andrew Brook,Kathleen Akins

This quantity offers an up-to-the-minute and entire evaluate of the philosophy and neuroscience stream, which applies the equipment of neuroscience to conventional philosophical difficulties and makes use of philosophical how to light up matters in neuroscience. on the center of the stream is the conviction that simple questions on human cognition, lots of which were studied for millennia, could be spoke back simply via a philosophically subtle seize of neuroscience's insights into the processing of knowledge through the human mind. Essays during this quantity are clustered round 5 significant topics: info and thought in neuroscience; neural illustration and computation; visuomotor alterations; colour imaginative and prescient; and consciousness.

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